Laptops

Back in January of this year, ASUS announced they were coming to market with a new Chromebook targeted specifically at education-focused customers. With Google focusing on Education in their Chromebooks as of late, using these ‘convertibles’ instead of iPads, ASUS hopes to increase its market share with the newest offering. The Chromebook Flip C213 is listed as a rugged notebook and supposed to be designed to take bumps and bruises from daily use by students. To reinforce this, it touts a MIL-STD-810G spec construction, rated to protect it from drop damage (from nearly 4 feet) and moisture (spills up to 60ml). The outside of the laptop is protected by a rubber ‘bumper’ to protect it, as well as to reinforce the I/O ports. By virtue of...

Dell Inspiron 8600: Mobile Multimedia goes Wide Screen

Dell introduces their latest performance notebook, and we take the time to put it through the paces. How does it fare taking the plunge into the wide screen format?

21 by Andrew Ku on 10/9/2003

IBM ThinkVantage Technologies: Hard Drive Active Protection System

Dropped your laptop and now it is damaged? It looks like someone may have finally found the answer to keeping you off the support lines…

10 by Andrew Ku on 10/7/2003

Gigabyte G-MAX NB-1401: Beauty in the Simplest Terms

Gigabyte is a new player to the notebook system market with their G-MAX NB-1401. This swank notebook promises to profile performance in a thin and light form. Read on...

5 by Andrew Ku on 9/23/2003

Acer TravelMate C110: Centrino infused Tablet PC

With the trickling of Tablet PCs slowing coming to market, join us for our first look into a convertible Tablet PC from Acer. Their TravelMate C110 promises the functionality...

6 by Andrew Ku on 9/19/2003

ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 and NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5650: Taking on DX9

From our mobility slumber, we have the results we promised in our last glimpse of ATI and NVIDIA mobile graphic gaming parts. And today, we have an exclusive full...

47 by Andrew Ku on 9/14/2003

IBM ThinkPad X31 1.4GHz Pentium M: A Traveler's Best Friend

Many road warriors swear by the ultraportable notebook design which mates computing power with portability. Today we look at a new breed of ultraportable systems enabled by Intel's Centrino...

8 by Matthew Witheiler on 4/11/2003

Electrovaya Scribbler SC500 Tablet PC

Today we take a look at a tablet PC solution from a company many of you have probably never heard of: Electrovaya. Their Scribbler SC500 promises good performance and...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/18/2003

The Future of Mobile Gaming: New Chips from ATI and NVIDIA

With the Centrino/Pentium M announcement still fresh on our minds, ATI and NVIDIA capitalize on the buzz surrounding mobile computing and give us a glimpse of the next generation...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/13/2003

Intel Centrino/Pentium-M Notebook Roundup: Dell, FIC and IBM Examined

Along with the release of Intel's new Pentium M processor come a variety of new notebooks. Today we look at four notebooks with a Pentium M at the helm...

3 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/12/2003

Intel's Centrino CPU (Pentium-M): Revolutionizing the Mobile World

Learn all there is to know (and all we can tell you) about Intel's brand new mobile processor - called the Pentium M. Find out exactly why this...

8 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/12/2003

Sager NP8886 2.8GHz Pentium 4

As the line between notebook computers and desktop ones blurs even further a new line of desktop replacement computers have found their way to the market. Offering everything you...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/21/2003

Hypersonic Sonic Aviator 3.06GHz Pentium 4

New power arrives to the mobile arena with the Hypersonic Sonic Aviator desktop replacement notebook. Featuring a 3.06GHz Pentium 4 processor, 1.0GB of PC2100 memory, and a 5400RPM hard...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/7/2003

The Tablet PC: An in depth look with the FIC SlateVision

The latest version of Microsoft Windows XP launched about a month ago now and has been met with quite a bit of press. Today we make up for what...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 12/12/2002

Tablet PCs - Stealing Comdex 2002

What's hot at Comdex this year? Well, tablet-PCs for sure. Read on to see what the future of notebook computing holds in store as well as get a quick...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 11/20/2002

NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go: Bringing mobile gaming to new heights

NVIDIA ushers in a new standard in mobile gaming with the GeForce4 4200 Go. Follow us as we take a look at what proved to be the most exciting...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 11/14/2002

Dell Inspiron 8200 Pentium 4-M 2.0GHz

Equipped with a 2.0GHz processor, 512MB of PC2100 memory, a Mobility Radeon 9000 or a GeForce4 440 Go, a 5400RPM hard drive, and more, the Dell Inspiron 8200 is...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 10/23/2002

ATI Mobility Radeon 9000: Raising the bar again

Today ATI announces its third graphics chip in less than two months. The newest addition to the Radeon line is the Mobility Radeon 9000, a mobile RV250 based part...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/29/2002

Compaq Presario 900 1500+: The Radeon IGP Goes Mobile

It has taken a while for the Radeon IGP chipset to make its way into laptops. The chipset from ATI was announced back in March but it was not...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/15/2002

WinBook J4 Pentium 4 2.4GHz

Today we take a look at the top of the line WinBook model: the WinBook J4. Featuring a 2.4GHz processor, an ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 graphics chip with 64MB...

2 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/7/2002

Shuttle SS51 XPC - A True High Performance Small Form Factor PC

The SS51 is the first Small Form Factor PC we would ever consider using as our personal system, but can you really use such a small machine as your...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/24/2002

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